Hotel Ritz Plaza

45 The Mall, Amritsar, Punjab, 143001, India | 1 star hotel
Prices starting from $48.00

Travel Blogs from Amritsar

On a train through India (well, Amritsar!)

A travel blog entry by sarahdoug96


... city has its name as it is named after the pool. We could see some of the men bathing in the pool and some children with them who appeared to be shackled to the bottom (turns out it was safety as you could slip in the water) although they didn’t seem to happy about it! There was even a separate section for women to bathe but it was walled off so no one could see inside. The men entered the water with just their shorts on along with their turbans, some of the turbans had ...

Hide and Sikh at the Golden Temple

A travel blog entry by hanush


... a reoccurring trait. I'm not a religious man, but there is something wonderful in these places. Its hard to describe, like a calming energy, or a stillness.

I made the trip out to the Pakistani border late that afternoon to see the gates being closed for the night. This ridiculous piece of nationalist fervour sees large crowds in each contry (segregated by gender on the Pakistani side I noticed) cheering and yelling as their soldiers speed-march up to the border, yell and ...

The Golden Temple By Day

A travel blog entry by richmiketrav


... of minutes. This machine could produce 25,000 rotis an hour. Walking around these kitchen areas in bare feet on non too clean floors was an unfamiliar, squelchy experience, but we both found all this very moving: an example of religion doing good for people in a very practical way. From the temple we went to the Jallianwala Bagh memorial gardens which was the site of an appalling massacre in 1919 by British troops under General Dyer. ...

A scam and golden offerings

A travel blog entry by twovines


... we want to be dropped at the door. Not that there weren't a dozen willing porters to steer our luggage through all the mayhem. Note for next time, take cheap tuk tuk and pay the porters! We arrive at security. Man at conveyor belt asks to see our ticket. We hand it over. Ahh he says, the 7.20am to Amritsar has been cancelled - there is another train at 7.45...he writes the time on the back of our ticket. The foreign tourist bureau is now closed he says, so you need to go to ...

Heat Sikhing

A travel blog entry by free_range_hen


... other buildings and functions notably the Akal Takhat is the Sikh Parliament and the Guru-Ka-Langer a free community dinning room. It was from there an odd smell, not entirely unpleasant which I initially assumed was the smell of a couple of thousand exposed feet. All Sikh temples have kitchens full of volunteers who provide free food or all visitors as an act of unity for all humanity. Sikhism was founded in the 15th century by Guru Nanak a man unimpressed with the Islamic ...

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This 1 star hotel, located on 45 The Mall, Amritsar, is near Jallianwala Bagh.
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